Jenny Nordberg


Jenny Nordberg is an investigative reporter and the author of "The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan" (2014). This book grew out of her 2010 New York Times article about the practice of "bacha posh" (girls growing up disguised as boys in gender-segregated Afghanistan). Currently a New York-based columnist for the Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet, Nordberg has won several awards for her work, including the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award and the Swedish journalism award Guldspaden.

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Afghanistan is the most dangerous place in the world to be born a girl, according to UNICEF.

Underground Girls of Afghanistan

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